Time is running out to register for APP's Winter Conference. Only a few discounted hotel rooms are left in our room block, and these must now be reserved by contacting APP staff directly (Lisa@PacificPorts.org). The Marriott Ihilani Resort hotel is otherwise sold out during and after our Conference.
Thursday & Friday, January 17-18, 2013
Marriott Ihilani Resort, Oahu, Hawaii
Click here to register!
Timely port industry
issues, outstanding speakers, plentiful networking time, and a
beautiful setting await you at APP's Winter
Conference. We've already announced that Economist
& Council on Revenues Chair Dr. Paul Brewbaker, FCS Senior Project Manager Todd Chase, Xanatos Marine Sales Manager Kris English & Agent Captain Manny Aschemeyer, Port of Stockton General Counsel Steve Herum, Terex Port Solutions Manager for North America Bob Histon, CARDO TEC Infrastructure Management Practice Leader Jim Hunt, Hugh Wood Managing Director Michael Johnson, Port of Morrow Commissioners Marvin Padberg and Don Russell, Schrader Co. Sales Partner Tom Spear, Moffatt & Nichol Coastal Engineer Dr. Dilip Trivedi, and North West & Canada Cruise Association President Greg Wirtz will all speak at the Winter Conference in January.
Here are three additional examples of the excellent confirmed speakers for this Winter Conference:
Kirk Anderson, Managing Principal, ACTIONPOINTE
Kirk is a multi-faceted and principled leader with 32 years
of diverse business experience and degrees from the Wharton
School and Washington State University. He is known for
his demonstrated ability to lead complex and challenging projects,
bring fresh thinking and uncommon insight to situations, and to empower
and align diverse groups around common
goals. Accomplished at developing leaders, creating
effective teams, and fostering adaptability to dynamic environments,
Kirk founded ACTIONPOINTE to assist organizations and individuals in
enhancing performance and effectiveness through strategic, leadership,
and career development.
Richard Price, Program Manager
EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc.
Richard is a Professional Engineer with more than 25
years experience in program management, storm water permit compliance,
low impact and sustainable design, environmental monitoring and
training, stream and wetland reinstatement, surface and subsurface
computer modeling, site remediation design, and irrigation system
development. He has experience in the complete progression of
project development and implementation. Richard has lived
and worked in Nepal and the former Soviet Union where, in addition to
his environmental consulting experience, he worked to construct
irrigation systems and economically and environmentally sustainable
housing, water supply, and sanitation facilities for refugees.
Mark Ambler, PE, PMP, Weston Solutions
Mark is a licensed
professional civil engineer in Hawaii and a certified project
management professional. He chairs the General Contractors
Association Sustainable Construction and Renewable Energy Committee.
and is a member of the State Environmental Council. He
received his BS in Engineering from the University of Illinois at
Urbana-Champaign. Mark has been working for Weston Solutions, Inc.
since 2005 -- and has been supporting the Hawaii Department
of Transportation's Harbors Division since 2009 in their efforts to
achieve compliance with the Clean Water Act.
The Marriott Ihilani Hotel & Resort
is an amazing secluded retreat just 20 miles from Honolulu
International Airport offering a relaxing atmosphere, private cove for
swimming and snorkeling, and excellent conference and golf facilities.
Our discounted hotel room rates are very affordable, starting at just
$186 per night including free parking! Only a few discounted
hotel rooms are left in our room block, and these must now be reserved by contacting APP staff directly (Lisa@PacificPorts.org).
Your companion may join you in Hawaii and participate for free in all Conference events including the amazing Paradise Cove Luau (known as "Hawaii's Best Luau").
In addition, a special Friday companion-only tour of the Honolulu Museum of Art will be followed by lunch in a restaurant surrounded by gardens, a waterfall, mature trees, and spectacular sculptures.
Special thanks to our generous Winter Conference Sponsors:
Port of Long Beach, California USA
Port of Longview, Washington USA
Port of Hueneme, California USA
Port of St. Helens, Oregon USA
Taiwan International Ports Corporation, ROC
Pohnpei Port Authority, FSM
Just two more Winter Conference sponsorship opportunities are left!
Click here to sponsor online -- or call 503-653-5868.
We have special Winter Conference air travel discount codes with both Delta and United Airlines.
Please visit the link below for more information.
Click here to register for next week's APP Winter Conference!